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Let me share a beautiful episode with you from Amitabh Bachchan’s life – Why was I born?” a young Amitabh Bachchan once angrily asked his father. The latter’s reaction is something the Big B still carries with him. This is how young Amitabh expresses an experience with his father –

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Get rid of unrealistic expectations forever
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As a rule, unrealistic expectations can destroy any relationship. The same rule applies when parenting your little one as well. Unrealistic expectations shatters the confidence of your child. Your child starts feeling, they are not good enough.   Parents who have very high expectations from their children tend to set

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threats
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Can we as parents take a step back and think about how often we have used threats to get a job done? Is ‘THREATS’, the easy way to the get a job done? At some point of parenthood, we all have used threats. Let’s explore a few examples – “If

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Over-protection by parents shakes the confidence of the child
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“Real protection means teaching children to manage risks on their own and not shielding them from every hazard.” Wendy Mogel Over-protection can be really hazardous for the growth of your child. As parents, we always want our kids to be safe. The world outside scares us, and leaving our kids

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harsh discipline
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Did you know there is something called tough love and something called rough love? Tough love is when you want your child to be disciplined and in your tone/approach, there is respect for your child. In your methods there is patience. You have empathy. You understand the struggles your child

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comparison
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Does your child take comparison in the right spirit? Can we parent our children without comparisons? Can comparison kill a child’s self-esteem? Read on to find answers to these questions and more There is a very natural inclination in human beings which has helped in the most profound development in

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Abuse by parents can destroy a child’s self-esteem
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“Love, don’t abuse.” This was a poster in a pediatrician’s office. I was taken aback. Do parents abuse their kids? Sounds weird right? Children are not born with complexes. These complexes develop in them, over a period of time. Complexes are not developed because of what someone in the society

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Appreciate your child
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A child’s greatest emotional need is to feel appreciated. Let’s look at why it is extremely important to appreciate your child and become a WOWParent. A valuable boost to a child’s self-esteem can be attained through appreciation and motivation. There is a distinct difference between appreciation and motivation. Appreciation is

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lack of affection
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There are certain sensitive topics that we as parents have to deal with extremely carefully. Lack of affection is one such area that can create a complex in the child. While many other things are understood and quite visible, this is a little behind the scene Did you know the lack

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Parenting Structure
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Ever heard of the words ‘Parenting Structure’? Ok…let me make it easier for you…do you feel ever bad for being strict with your kids? Or, do you feel the opposite, that is, do you feel frustrated when you give freedom to your kids and they exploit the freedom? Parenting is

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unconditional love
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Unconditional love is so powerful that it can CREATE a person. The absence of unconditional love can BREAK a person too. Ever thought that person could be your little one as well. Children need unconditional love from parents to feel secure and blossom into a self-assured adult. Love means unconditional,

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